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good value for money
"pleased with service- shall surely recommend to others"
Excellent as usual,
"We have been using Howards for 8 years particularly for our Rover cars and always appreciate the courtesy and professionalism at the garage and if I were to single out a member of staff for an extra mention it is Mr Mike Davies who is the epitome of the best there is in customer service."
"Efficient and pleasant staff giving a good service"
"Friendly and efficient"
"Everything done as expected and to timescales given"
"The staff were very helpful and I will be using this garage again."
"Car was ready to be collected on time. Excellent value and service."
Very good ,very thorough.
"Prompt accurate and deltailed examination .With good advice ."
"Excellent workmanship, car came back all sorted in a day. Another communication after diagnosis with the ETA would have been good but we had a courtesy car so no problems."
Helpful & polite
"Very happy with the service. Prompt and polite. Kept informed throughout the process."
"Happy with work and services provided, although my diagnostic fault was not fully resolved."
"Efficient service by a professional."
The brakes on your car utilise fluid pressure.
When the brake pedal is depressed, it activates a plunger in the master cylinder,
which pressurises the brake fluid in the pipes and hoses causing the brake components to move.
Brake repairs are one of the most common reasons to visit a garage; all cars need their brake discs and pads replaced at regular intervals. Some of the warning signs for brake failure are squealing or grinding noises when depressing the brakes, or the brake feeling 'spongy' when the pedals is pressed. And of course if you need to brake increasingly hard to effectively slow or stop your car, then you could well be looking at brake replacement.
There are two main types of brake systems: disc brakes and drum brakes.
Disc brake systems are comprised of two pads per wheel, which clamp down on the brake disc when the brake pedal is depressed. When the fluid becomes pressurised, it sends a plunger in the calliper forward, forcing the brake pads on either side of the brake disc to squeeze it, which results in the slowing and stopping of the car.
Drum brakes operate in the same way as disc brakes, but with a different design. They both use friction to slow and stop the car, but drum brakes use shoes, instead of pads. The shoes are inside the steel brake drum itself, which spins with the wheel. When brake pressure is applied, a component called the wheel cylinder expands, forcing the brake shoes apart and towards the inside edge of the drum. Drum brakes are usually found on older vehicles, or just on the rear brake system.
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